Lodge in a sentence

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Definition of Lodge

  • A shelter in which one may rest;
  • A shed; a rude cabin; a hut; as, an Indian's lodge.
  • A small dwelling house, as for a gamekeeper or gatekeeper of an estate.
  • A den or cave.
  • The meeting room of an association; hence, the regularly constituted body of members which meets there; as, a masonic lodge.
  • The chamber of an abbot, prior, or head of a college.
  • The space at the mouth of a level next the shaft, widened to permit wagons to pass, or ore to be deposited for hoisting; -- called also platt.
  • A collection of objects lodged together.
  • A family of North American Indians, or the persons who usually occupy an Indian lodge, -- as a unit of enumeration, reckoned from four to six persons; as, the tribe consists of about two hundred lodges, that is, of about a thousand individuals.
  • To rest or remain a lodge house, or other shelter; to rest; to stay; to abide; esp., to sleep at night; as, to lodge in York Street.
  • To fall or lie down, as grass or grain, when overgrown or beaten down by the wind.
  • To come to a rest; to stop and remain; to become stuck or caught; as, the bullet lodged in the bark of a tree; a piece of meat lodged in his throat.
  • To give shelter or rest to; especially, to furnish a sleeping place for; to harbor; to shelter; hence, to receive; to hold.
  • To drive to shelter; to track to covert.
  • To deposit for keeping or preservation; as, the men lodged their arms in the arsenal.
  • To cause to stop or rest in; to implant.
  • To lay down; to prostrate.
  • To present or bring (information, a complaint) before a court or other authority; as, to lodge a complaint.
  • a hotel providing overnight lodging for travelers
  • any of various Native American dwellings
  • a small (rustic) house used as a temporary shelter
  • small house at the entrance to the grounds of a country mansion; usually occupied by a gatekeeper or gardener
  • a formal association of people with similar interests
  • English physicist who studied electromagnetic radiation and was a pioneer of radiotelegraphy (1851-1940)
  • file a formal charge against
  • put, fix, force, or implant
  • provide housing for
  • be a lodger; stay temporarily

How to use lodge in a sentence. Lodge pronunciation.

Why, truly Sir, said she, I have one at every corner of the Town, and lodge sometimes with one, and sometimes with another, as I have occasion.
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The next day Louise carried out her resolve to write for information regarding the progress of things at Coburg Lodge.
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If Louise continued to reside with them, they entertained her with a full knowledge that no payment must be expected from Coburg Lodge.
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Mrs. Higgins was paying a visit to Coburg Lodge, where, during the days of confusion, the master of the house had been left at his servants' mercy.
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Of course it came from Louise, and, though she professed herself very much annoyed, Mrs. Mumford had no choice but to acknowledge it in a civil little note addressed to Coburg Lodge.
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There was nothing to remind him of a porter's lodge, as in most provincial salons; or of the greenroom of a theatre, as in many salons of Paris; nor yet, as he had feared, of a lecture-room.
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Thoroughly imbued with this axiom, he had taken his degree in the grand lodge of financiers.
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Knight, you have beaten my men, kill'd my deer, and broke open my lodge.
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The lodge gates and the long drive, winding between different woods, ascending gradually to the hilltop on which Beechwood Hall was placed by an early eighteenth-century architect, seemed to the priest to be described with too much unction by the representative of _Illustrated England_.
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Yellow Smoke's earth lodge 270 307.
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Ground plan of Osage lodge 271 308.
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The primitive domiciles of the Omaha were chiefly (1) lodges of earth or, more rarely, of bark or mats, and (2) skin lodges or tents.
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When earth lodges were built, the people did not make them in a tribal circle, each man erecting his lodge where he wished; yet kindred commonly built near one another.
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The earth lodges were made by the women, and were intended principally for summer use, when the people were not migrating or going on the hunt.
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The number in each series varied according to the size of the lodge; for a small lodge only four posts were erected in the inner series, for an ordinary lodge eight were required, and ten generally constituted the maximum.
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When Mr. Say[1] visited the Kansa Indians, he occupied a lodge in which twelve of these posts placed in a circle formed the outer series, and eight longer ones constituted the inner series, also describing a circle.
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The wall was formed by setting upright slabs of wood back of the outer posts all around the circumference of the lodge.
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The rafters were covered with grass about a foot thick; and over the whole lodge, including the sides or slabs, earth was piled from a foot to 2 feet in depth.
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In addition to the lodge proper there was a covered way about 10 feet long and 5 feet wide, the entrance to which had a covering of tanned or dried buffalo hides.
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This part was raised by a person entering the lodge.
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Examples of Lodge

Example #1
Pray, how many such Aunts have you?
Example #2
Well, said I, you are a cunning old Woman; but pray let me talk now to your Neice a little.
Example #3
She had not long to wait for a reply, and it was of so startling a nature that she ran at once to Mrs. Mumford, whom she found in the nursery.
Example #4
Emmeline approved this course, and soon left Miss Derrick to her reflections.
Example #5
Emmeline awaited the disclosure of her guest's project, which had more than once been alluded to yesterday; she could not dream of permitting Louise to stay for more than a day or two, whatever the suggestion offered.
Example #6
The threatened letter from Mrs. Higgins had arrived; Emmeline and her husband read it before their guest came down.